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How do we get test stablecoins on Solana like USDC or USDT?

I posted this two times on two different channels on Solana Discord without replies. I'm posting here now praying there's an answer. And yes I even googled but no joy.
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How to stake on devnet/testnet to test the TPU?

I want to stake on devnet/testnet to test out the features of the solana-validator, specifically the TPU (Transaction Processing Unit) after I've made some changes to it before submitting a PR. How do ...
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What are the differences between Devnet, Testnet, and Mainnet?

In an idiomatic sense, what is the best way to understand the purpose of Devnet, Testnet, and Mainnet for someone completely new to the ecosystem? Which one is usually best for building and testing a ...
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How to deploy Solana private chain with at least 4 nodes for testing on single or multiple machines

I want to send transactions to the blockchain and obtain the execution results of the transactions.I followed the instructions in the official documentation below for the setup, but I'm not sure if ...
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How to get SOL for Solana Testnet?

How to receive or generate SOL for Solana Testnet ( for testing purposes?
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Not getting staking rewards on Testnet

I did staking on Testnet but have not received any rewards albeit 2 epochs passed. Here are my two transactions made on 28th, 29th of September for which I do not see any staking information, ...
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Requesting airdrop of SOL on devnet or testnet throws error, rate limit is reached, even though I never reached the rate limit in the first place

I currently only have 0.623 SOL on this account, and I have not requested more than 24 sol per day/ 2 sol per airdrop, so I don't understand why it says "rate limit reached". How can I fix ...
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Tesnet RPC node lags benhind syncing

I'm trying to setup a RPC Testnet node but unfortunately this node is slowly lagging behind syncing. I've tried latest recommendations after Aug 2022 Testnet restart but problem still persists. Find ...
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Getting Testnet Tokens

I am trying to get testnet tokens by running solana airdrop 1 HYvnptcanM1x2jsPvLC8qjvYvxXWQUdm6ZRhk1YiUHe6 --url And I get Requesting airdrop of 1 SOL Error: error ...
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Return airdropped lamports on devnet and testnet?

I feel guilty taking airdrops and putting them into accounts that I never use again. Is there a way to return the airdropped lamports? Or should I not be so caring? I don't want to hog all the ...
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How do I deploy a program to a remote test validator?

I'm having some trouble deploying the hello world program to a remote solana-test-validator hosted in Google Compute Engine. On my local machine, when I run solana program deploy dist/program/...
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How to start a validator in solana?

I have tried starting a local validator using solana cli command solana-test-validator. It works fine and starts from block 1 for localhost. But when I am following this doc: Starting a Validator and ...
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How frequent are ledger resets on the public devnet and testnet clusters?

In the clusters section on the official website:, both the devnet and testnet have "ledger resets". How frequent are these ledger resets on both the devnet ...
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Is there a way to get large amounts of SOL on Devnet/Testnet

For proper testing of our app, we need large amounts of SOL (upwards of 50,000 SOL) in Devnet and/or Testnet accounts. The solana airdrop command is becoming more and more limited, both in terms of ...